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SEIU Strike - Photos

The SEIU workers from NWREL (Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory) have been on strike for almost two weeks.

One of the contract issues is that NWREL is insisting on a gag rule that infringes on the First Amendment rights of the workers to communicate with public officials, the public and the press

Though it was a rainy day, spirits were strong as many people, union workers and supporters stood on the picket line.

They are asking for fair wages, and the respect and dignity due to human beings, but management has been resistant to their demands.

The workers are asking for help! Please call NWREL's CEO, Carol Thomas at 503-275-9500 and ask her to settle the contract.